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Arizona Jobs and Labor Force Update: May 2022

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Arizona added 5,800 nonfarm jobs in May (+0.19%) and the Unemployment Rate was unchanged at 3.2% – suggesting labor market conditions remain historically tight even as the Arizona and national job markets continue to exhibit real-time signs of cooling.

Economic Implications of Universal License Recognition A Review of 2019’s HB 2569

Economic Implications of Universal License Recognition A Review of 2019’s HB 2569

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The burdens presented by occupational licenses have been an issue of national discussion in recent years, and one that has bridged the partisan divide. Both President Barack Obama and President Donald Trump advocated for reforms to allow more Americans to get to work more quickly considering the sharp increase in these licensing requirements over the last several decades.

Arizona Jobs and Labor Force Update: April 2022

Arizona Jobs and Labor Force Update: April 2022

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Arizona added 16,100 nonfarm jobs in April (+0.53%) and the Unemployment Rate declined by 0.1 percentage points to 3.2% – the lowest unemployment rate ever recorded in the state. Revisions to March were minor, and the non-farm measure of employment continues to show a decline last month even as total employment (measured by another survey) continued increasing.

Inflation in Arizona: April 2022 Update

Inflation in Arizona: April 2022 Update

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Consumer prices in the United States continued their record ascent in April, rising 8.3% over the last 12 months – among the highest rates in forty years. At 11.0%, price inflation in the Phoenix metropolitan area remains both well above the national average and at the highest levels ever recorded for the city.

Common Sense Institute Arizona Belief Statement

We believe sound fiscal and economic research is essential to uphold Arizona’s economic vitality, future, and individual opportunity. 

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COMMON SENSE INSTITUTE ARIZONA’S MISSION

CSI Arizona’s mission is to examine the fiscal impacts of policies, initiatives, and proposed laws so that residents are educated and informed on issues impacting their lives. Common Sense Institute was founded in 2010 originally as Common Sense Policy Roundtable in Colorado. CSI’s founders were a concerned group of business and community leaders who observed that divisive partisanship was overwhelming policymaking and believed that sound economic analysis could help residents make fact-based and common sense decisions.

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